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Basil (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2421
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 15 mm

Obverse

Faintly preserved bust of the Mother of God orans. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.

  
κε̅θ
τσ.
σιλ.
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ[ού(λῳ)] Βασιλ[εί]ῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ.

Lord, help your servant Basil.